Lock My PC is an easy in use and compact tool for quick computer lock when you leave it unattended.
Computer lock means:
Keyboard lock - The program locks keyboard, so Ctrl+Alt+Del, Alt+Tab... are disabled;
Mouse lock - The program locks mouse buttons;
Screen lock - all the connected monitors goes blank or display a lock screen logo;
CD/DVD ROM lock - The program locks doors of CD/DVD ROMs on your computer.
Windows "Lock Computer" command locks a computer safely, but anyone who has Windows Administrator's privileges may unlock your computer. Such unlock will force to close your session (all unsaved changes will be lost).
When you lock computer with Lock My PC, no any Windows Administrator's password will unlock your computer.
The other favors of Lock My PC:
Yes, Lock My PC is designed for multi-user environment.
When you install Lock My PC, please select multi-user installation mode. When the installation finished, Lock My PC will be installed for all user accounts, your account will be considered by Lock My PC as Administrator account, your Lock My PC password - as Administrator password.
In the multi-user mode, Lock My PC administrator has access to some options inaccessible for the other users. E.g. Lock My PC non-administrative users cannot enable "Always lock computer at startup" option. Only Lock My PC administrator can uninstall Lock My PC. It's also possible to use administrator password to unlock computer even if it has been locked by other users.
If you want to change the installation mode, you should uninstall Lock My PC and reinstall it again.
Unlike the most other computer lock software, it's impossible to bypass Lock My PC by starting the computer in Windows safe mode (when Always lock computer at startup is enabled). So do not forget your password.
You should have an image of BMP, JPG or GIF format. Your picture should not exceed size 560 (width) X 400 (Height) pixels. You can copy this picture into any place on your PC (we recommend you to use LockScreens subfolder of Lock My PC program folder). Then open Lock My PC settings and specify your image file name in the related edit line. You can also read Image Sequence File chapter in Lock My PC help - it describes how to display several images on the screen cycling between them.
Yes. You can lock PC automatically. Open Lock My PC settings dialog, check Lock computer after XX minute(s) of inactivity and specify idle time.
Purchasing any version of Hide Folders grants you free minor upgrades(e.g. 5.1->5.2). There may be an additional fee for a major upgrades (e.g. from 5.5 to 6.0).